Today a friend and I drove over to a town near here to take in my first Mardi Gras Parade. Jeanerette is quite small but is a very friendly place - I attended church there this morning and had a wonderful welcome. And the parade today was, despite the cold north wind that took my breath, lots of fun. I came home with this loot that was thrown by all the people on the floats.
I love small town parades - it seems almost as if more people are in it than are there to see it. :) There are beautiful floats: